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SAND HOLLOW STATE PARK

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SAND HOLLOW STATE PARK Many of us live in states that seem driven to limit or even fully eliminate off-road recreation. In light of that, it is satisfying and rewarding to visit Utah and experience a state park teamed with BLM land like Sand Hollow. Sand Hollow is not far from the state’s southern and western borders and likewise relatively close to Zion National Park. You’ll find the typical yet spectacular southern Utah red rock inside the park, as well as be surrounded by it in every…

RIDING IN PENNSYLVANIA & MICHIGAN

RIDING IN PENNSYLVANIA & MICHIGAN One of the main things that determines the level of satisfaction of a ride is based on where it takes place. Finding great trails in scenic areas is key. To learn about top rated riding areas we rely on word of mouth from other riders who've been there. In this case we're letting Dirt Wheels reader Brad Mengel in Pennsylvania report on his favorite areas. He regularly rides at Reading Famous Outdoors in the coal regions of Pennsylvania. He says you can get permits to ride on the…

MEMORIAL ATV RALLY & PARADE, HURLEY, WI

-- HURLEY, WISCONSIN PRESS RELEASE: There no better way to kick off the summer than with some off-road riding with friends and family for Memorial Day weekend! Come to Hurley, WI where we hold the largest ATV rally in Wisconsin every year. The Poker Run starts on Thursday, May 24th and ends on Sunday, May 27th, 2018. Local businesses will be offering specials all weekend long along with raffles. On Sunday our Hurley Fire Department will host its infamous mud pit near Twin City Dairy. Come join us for a bundle of fun…

ATV FRIENDLY TOWNS INVITE YOU TO COME RIDING

-- WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE -- The Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce invited the Dirt Wheels crew to come ride their trails in Northern New Hampshire and they asked us to bring along everyone who owns a quad or UTV. Hey, those people get the highest rating in our book. We love to ride in areas where the local towns welcome us with open arms. That's where we prefer to spend our money and time. The word we get from riders in the New England area is that Androscoggin Valley in Northern New Hampshire is ATV…

2018 WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE

-- The amount of fun you have on your ATV or UTV is usually based on the great places you take it to ride. Knowing where the best riding areas are is key. Well, here's a list of some of those places. These dates showcase when a special event occurs there. If you've never been to an ATV/UTV Jamboree, festival or rally you don't know what you're missing. Ask anyone who's ever been to one, because they're always eager to go back again. It's just fun to hang out at a beautiful riding area with so many other enthusiasts who think…

Destination Ride: Lake Silverwood CA

If you are looking for a great place to off road and get away from the desert heat of California, then heading up to Lake Silverwood might be the perfect trip for you. As part of the San Bernardino National Forest, the lake is located between Hesperia and Crestline. This collection of trails varies in elevation from about 3000 to 6000 feet, making for cooler temperatures than most of SoCal’s popular riding locations. With trail options ranging from tame fire roads to some challenging climbs, this destination ride will be fun…

OUTSIDERS TV SHOW TO FEATURE ATVs

Hollywood has been using ATVs as props in movies and TV shows for decades. However, no other TV show will feature them so prominently as the new Outsiders program which debuts tonight January 26th at 9:00 PM on WGN. The show’s focus is on the fight that the settlers of the Appalacian Mountains have with the coal Industry land owners who want to run them off the mountain and out of the woods.  The story is a little backwards of what is going on today as mining companies like West Virginia's Hatfield McCoy and…